The links below will provide additional educational resources on the listed topics. Clicking on a link will navigate you away from the Kentucky SOS Kids' Website.
Symbols - This link from the Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives will give you access to information regarding the state's many symbols including the cardinal, the viceroy butterfly and much more. Commonwealth - What is the difference between a Commonwealth and a state? Find out here. State Name - Find the origins of the name "Kentucky." Population - Figures available here are from the 2000 Census and include the total population of Kentucky as well as its largest cities.County Seats - Provided here is an alphabetical listing of Kentucky's counties with their respective county seats. Famous Kentuckians - Many famous political leaders, entertainers and sports personalities call Kentucky "home." This link will give you an extensive list. Speed Museum’s Young Kentucky History Kentucky Historical Society Kids’ History Zone Kentucky Legislature Kids’ Pages Kentucky Educational Television Kid’s Schedule Division of Forestry for Kids
GovernorKentucky's Governor is the Chief Executive of many cabinets, agencies and offices that help make Kentucky a better place to live, work, and enjoy. State LegislatureFind your state senator or representative by searching this site. You will be able to search by name, county, or district. Qualifications and Term Limits for Public OfficeThis site from the Kentucky State Board of Elections will enable you to learn about the qualifications for holding public office. Past Kentucky GovernorsThe links found here will provide basic biographical and political outlines of Kentucky's governors.
PresidentVisit the official website of the president of the United States. SenateFind information about the U.S. Senate and its history, or access the sites of Kentucky's senators. House of RepresentativesYou can search for your United States representative by simply entering your zip code in the appropriate box. Qualifications for OfficeHow old does the president or governor have to be? You can find the answer and more on this site.
Supreme CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court consists of the chief justice of the United States and such number of associate justices as may be fixed by Congress. The number of associate justices is currently fixed at eight. Federal CourtsThrough fair and impartial judgments, the federal courts interpret and apply the law to resolve disputes. The courts do not make the laws. That is the responsibility of Congress.
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